gibe

Part of speech: verb

To make.

Part of speech: noun

A jeer; taunt.

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Usage examples "gibe":

  1. Men talk in a fashion which fools might gibe at. - "Tom Tufton's Travels", Evelyn Everett-Green.
  2. One of them even pointed at my mill- wheel with a witty gibe- at least, perhaps, it was wit to him- about the Sawyer's misfortune; but the sun was then in his eyes, and my dress was just of the color of the timber. - "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.
  3. For this precise reason, because you hold something sacred, I gibe at you; and, even if I respected everything in you, your sanctuary is precisely what I should not respect. - "The Ego and His Own", Max Stirner.